At the end of their training, students in interpreting will be experts in a wide and solid range of knowledge, know-how and skills which they can employ in all aspects of interpreting and thereby communicate all the nuances of a message, formed by an orator in a foreign language, in their mother tongue, French.
Therefore, at the end of their training, students will have:
- developed expertise in their working languages in the practice of interpreting;
- mastered the different interpreting techniques (consecutive and simultaneous) and become able to employ them in communicating messages in a language different to the original while respecting the orator’s intentions and register;
- assimilated a range of thematic (disciplinary) and cultural knowledge which they are capable of employing and completing independently in order to carry out their interpreting assignments;
- mastered all aspects of oral communication, and in particular facility, register and accuracy, to a high level of expertise;
- become able to implement a rigorous scientific and methodological approach to an interpretation problem and thereby improve their service;
- become capable of respectfully and constructively holding discussions and collaborating with speakers and their colleagues;
- consolidated their technical and ethical skills and knowledge through their first professional experiences.
Additionally, students will have developed significant abilities to be adaptive and flexible, which allow them to confront various professional situations. Students will demonstrate tact and self-control at all times and will follow the profession’s ethical code. Students will integrate a continuous developmental logic which allows them to perform as professionals demonstrating high-level expertise and flexibility and develop positively within the context of their work. Additionally, students will be conscious of developing and promoting their professional reputation and launching themselves on the job market.
On successful completion of this programme, each student is able to :
- demonstrating a perfect command of the language of expression in order to convey the message with ease;
- capturing the essence of the discussion, appropriating it to relay the message in a coherent, structured and accurate way, communicating all the nuances of meaning;
- being aware of the speaker's chain of thought;
- adapting the presentation (form) to the target audience while respecting the speaker's intentions, taking into account the relevant communication register;
- and in accordance with the communication conventions specific to the context;
- by employing verbal and nonverbal communication;
- by demonstrating an ability to listen, open-mindedness, empathy and assertiveness;